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Petur G. Thorsteinsson, Icelandic diplomat.

Background

Thorsteinsson, Petur G. was born on September 26, 1955 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Petur J. and Oddny Thorsteinsson.

Education

Bachelor in French & Psychology, University Iceland, 1978. Cand.jur., University Iceland, 1979. Master of Laws, University Michigan, 1980.

Career

Attorney, Ministry of Industry, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1980-1982;1st secretary, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1982-1983;1st secretary, Perm. Mississippi of Iceland to United Nations, General Cons., New York City, 1983-1987;counsellor, Embassy of Iceland, Moscow, Russia, 1987-1990;deputy director, Defense Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1990-1991;deputy director, External Trade Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1991-1994;director, Political Director Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1994-1995;legal counsel, Ministry Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik, 1995;deputy chief mission, Embassy of Iceland, Washington, since 1995.

Connections

Married Birna S. Hreidarsdottir, August 18, 1979. Children: Elsa M., Petur B., Katrin T., Tomas T., Anna A.

father:
Petur J.

mother:
Oddny Thorsteinsson

spouse:
Birna S. Hreidarsdottir

children:
Elsa M. Thorsteinsson

Petur B. Thorsteinsson

Katrin T. Thorsteinsson

Tomas T. Thorsteinsson

Anna A. Thorsteinsson